Employment Opportunities

All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment System. We do post available job opportunities on this page when they become available with links to the Cornell website, for your convenience.  

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

For full position descriptions, please click the position name to open and view the attached full position description.

Family & Consumer Sciences Educator

The Family & Consumer Sciences Educator is responsible for providing leadership in planning, implementing, developing, promoting, and evaluating educational programs in the area of human nutrition and foods, health and food safety issues, public health, financial management, family economics, and family well-being that will assist Orange County individuals and families in managing decisions for health and household stability. In conjunction with the Family & Consumer Sciences Issue Leader, develops program objectives and plans within assigned areas of responsibility. Works as a team member in addressing local, regional, and statewide programming priorities. May assist as a multi-association team member in the area of food and nutrition, public health, family economics, and family well-being. Involved in the organizational responsibilities and leadership development, including the direct supervision of staff and grants management. Full-time, 40 hrs. per week, benefits eligible.

All interested candidates must apply online at:

Deadline for applying is May 26, 2022. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

Program Coordinator – Gleaning Program - Full time, Benefits eligible

This position will serve as the Program Coordinator for the Gleaning/Food Security Program and for the Agriculture Program Area for Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County. This position will provide program coordination and support to the Agriculture Program Area, primarily the Gleaning/Food Security Program. This position will organize and coordinate activities relating to the Gleaning/Food Security programs and events; coordinate all aspects of registration and reporting process; assist in the coordination of preparation for deliveries, scheduling of pickups, field gleaning programs and events in collaboration with supervisor; gather gleaned produce/resources; provide guidance to volunteers and staff; scheduling; collect data and create evaluation reports.  
This is a grant-funded, non-exempt position working 40 hours per week. Compensation $21.63 hrly.

All interested candidates must apply online at:

Deadline for applying is May 17th. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

Operations Coordinator – Data Management

Join our Team! Full Time, Benefits eligible, 37.5 hrs. per week.

The Association Operations Coordinator I – Data Management will serve as the designated individual, working with the Supervisor and staff, operating the Association data base program, Donor Perfect and/or Volunteer Management System. This position maintains the entering of new and updated customer and account information, preparing reports and correspondence, and assisting staff with program forms & reports. Will produce financial, registration and invoices from the data base as needed. Perform technical aspects of accounting data entry and functions according to established procedures and policies. This position will monitor the Volunteer Management System training staff and volunteers on usage of system, prepare reports as needed, update periodically. Represents the Association to the public, community leaders, government officials and Cornell University. Compensation $25.10 hrly.

All interested candidates must apply online at: 

Deadline for applying is May 17, 2022. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

Bookkeeper – Accts. Rep II

Welcome to our Team! The Bookkeeper will work under general supervision of Finance Manager to prepare financial reports which clearly, completely, and accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization. This individual is responsible for maintaining a complete, accurate, systemic set of records of all the organization financial transactions involving complex accounting procedures. Will assist with management, monitoring, and preparation of budgets; verify financial reports based on grant/contract and other fund requirements; construct financial statements and reports; assist with monitoring, tracking, and verifying all accounts assigned. This person works with administrative and program staff to prepare grant billings and other invoicing. Perform technical aspects of accounting data entry and functions according to established procedures and policies. Process vouchers; prepare invoices; cash deposits; reconcile and record monthly billing; assist in submission of fiscal year-end financial reports. Full-time position, 37.5 hrs. weekly; Benefits eligible; Paid holidays; accrue vacation and sick time from day one!! Compensation $25.10 hourly.

All candidates must apply online at: 

Deadline for applying is May 17, 2022. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

SEASONAL – Agriculture – Program Assistant

One open position -- Seasonal, P/T temp position working 20 hrs. per week from June 1 – Dec. 31, 2022, as part of our Gleaning Program -- outdoors in the fields harvesting crops on a day to day schedule. Making pick-ups and deliveries of harvest produce to local agencies, food banks, farms, etc. Must be able to lift & move up to 50 lbs.; valid, clean driver’s license; willing and able to drive 16 ft. truck – no commercial license required. Willing to get dirty. Collecting and recording of data, receipts, with use of Outlook, Word, Excel.

If interested, email your resume to Peggy at pk333@cornell.edu
Compensation rate $18.00 per hour.
Cornell Cooperative Extension, 845-344-1234.


Peggy Kral
Executive Administrator
845-344-1234 Ext.223

Last updated May 24, 2022